Scientific Vita


Bijan Raziorrouh

Academic Education and University Degrees

1998 - 2004
Study of Medicine at LMU Munich, Germany (Grade: 1.66)
2002 - 2007
Doctoral thesis, Faculty of Medicine, Pediatric Clinic, LMU Munich, Germany (Grade: magna cum laude), supervised by Prof. Dr. S. Koletzko


Since 12/2014
Scientific assistant at University hospital Munich-Großhadern, Germany Medical Department II
2007 - 2010
Postdoc at Institute for Immunology, LMU Munich, Germany
Raziorrouh B, Sacher K, Tawar RG, Emmerich F, Neumann-Haefelin C, Baumert TF, Thimme R, Boettler T. 2015. Follicular T helper cell signatures on virus-specific CD4 T cells during acute and chronic HCV-infection. Gastroenterology, accepted
Kurktschiev PD, Raziorrouh B, Schraut W, Backmund M, Wächtler M, Wendtner CM, Bengsch B, Thimme R, Denk G, Zachoval R, Dick A, Spannagl M, Haas J, Diepolder HM, Jung MC, Gruener NH. 2014. Dysfunctional CD8+ T cells in hepatitis B and C are characterized by a lack of antigen- specific T-bet induction. J Exp Med 211:2047-59.
Raziorrouh B, Heeg M, Kurktschiev P, Schraut W, Zachoval R, Wendtner C, Wächtler M, Spannagl M, Denk G, Ulsenheimer A, Bengsch B, Pircher H, Diepolder HM, Grüner NH, Jung MC. 2014. Inhibitory Phenotype of HBV-Specific CD4+ T-Cells Is Characterized by High PD-1 Expression but Absent Coregulation of Multiple Inhibitory Molecules. PLoS One 9:e105703.
Horster S, Bäuerlein FJ, Mandel P, Raziorrouh B, Hopf C, Stemmler HJ, Guba M, Angele M, Stangl M, Rentsch M, Frey L, Kaspar M, Kaczmarek I, Eberle J, Nickel T, Gruener N, Zachoval R, Diepolder H. 2013. Influence of hepatitis C virus infection and high virus serum load on biliary complications in liver transplantation. Transpl Infect Dis 15:306-13.
Ulsenheimer A, Paranhos-Baccalà G, Komurian-Pradel F, Raziorrouh B, Kurktschiev P, Diepolder HM, Zachoval R, Spannagl M, Jung MC, Gruener NH. 2013. Lack of variant specific CD8+ T-cell response against mutant and pre-existing variants leads to outgrowth of particular clones in acute hepatitis C. Virol J 10:295.
Raziorrouh B, Ulsenheimer A, Schraut W, Heeg M, Kurktschiev P, Zachoval R, Jung MC, Thimme R, Neumann-Haefelin C, Horster S, Wächtler M, Spannagl M, Haas J, Diepolder HM, Gruener NH. 2011. Inhibitory molecules that regulate expansion and restoration of HCV-specific CD4+ T-cells in patients with chronic infection. Gastroenterology 141: 1422-1431.
Raziorrouh B, Schraut W, Gerlach T, Nowack D, Gruener NH, Ulsenheimer A, Zachoval R, Wächtler M, Spannagl M, Haas J, Diepolder HM, Jung MC. 2010. The immunoregulatory role of CD244 in chronic hepatitis B infection and its inhibitory potential on virus-specific CD8+ T-cell function. Hepatology 52: 1934-1947.
Gruener NH, Heeg M, Obermeier M, Ulsenheimer A, Raziorrouh B, Diepolder H, Zachoval R, Jung MC. 2009. Late appearance of hepatitis C virus RNA after needlestick injury: necessity for a more intensive follow-up. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:299-300
Heeg MH, Ulsenheimer A, Grüner NH, Zachoval R, Jung MC, Gerlach JT, Raziorrouh B, Schraut W, Horster S, Kauke T, Spannagl M, Diepolder HM. 2009. FOXP3 expression in hepatitis C virus- specific CD4+ T cells during acute hepatitis C. Gastroenterology 137:1280-8.
Raziorrouh B, Jung MC, Schirren CA, Loehe F, Thiel M, Nitschko H, Diepolder H, Ulsenheimer A, Heeg M, Zachoval R, Gruener NH. 2008. Antiviral therapy for recurrent hepatitis C after liver transplantation: sustained virologic response is related to genotype 2/3 and response at week 12. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20: 778-783.
University Hospital Munich-Großhadern
Medical Department II
Marchioninistrasse 15
81377 Munich